This series of vases by product designer Sam Anderson is titled 'Gather', the idea behind these is to extend the process of arranging the flowers by guiding the user with the overall shape of the vessel.
Roanna Wells is a British artist and her art captured my attention thanks to the quietness I sensed in the work, a series of brush marks are made on the page, some of which represent time itself.
Ulrica Trulsson is a ceramic artist who lives and works in Adelaide, linking the craftsman's Swedish roots of simplicity and utilitarianism with that of the natural and rugged Australian landscape.
Naho was born in Kumamoto but now lives and works in Tokyo. She uses her background as a painter to assist her metalwork, thinking about the gradient and shape in the metal.
I really enjoyed viewing this project by Oregon based Studio Gorm where they designed a collection of objects and furniture, reinterpreting and reevaluating the Shaker's timeless design.
While on a visit to the island of Miyajima, a short boat ride from Hiroshima, I set foot in the temple grounds of Daisho-in and photographed the unique 500 Rakan Statues that reside here.
Based in Devon, UK is husband and wife team Justin and Hannah Floyd who are the founders of Solidwool, mixing bio-resin with wool to produce unique furniture that can stand the test of time.
Japanese photographer Kazuyuki Okajima resides in Chiba and has produced this series titled Tidal Tint that showcases his never ending fascination for the undulation of waves.
Bob Dinetz is not only an accomplished graphic designer he is also a talented potter that makes thin forms that are nearly always functional from both porcelain and stoneware clay.
Australian artist Lisa Madigan has mixed her background as a stylist and her experience in floristry to create art that's very expressive, using oil paint on a number of materials to achieve this.
These works by Japanese designer Mikiya Kobayashi really appealed to me, he has taken traditional elements but has hoped to elevate them in a functional manner and use natural materials to help him.
Talented Industrial Designer Tim Defleur has decided to embrace the flaws in craft and experiment with 3D Printing using porcelain, the result is a series of objects that plays with asymmetry.